Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 879 998 951
Rank change year-on-year +119 -47 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 240 201 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 230 155 234
UK median annual salary £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,400 £55,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £127,500 £100,875
UK excluding London median annual salary - £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +77.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 145,312 169,092 167,446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.31% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116,330 138,498 139,104
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +124 240 £82,500 - 16
London +65 240 £82,500 -2.94% 16

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 240 (100.00%) Front Office
2 113 (47.08%) C#
3 109 (45.42%) Java
4 107 (44.58%) Finance
5 91 (37.92%) Mathematics
5 91 (37.92%) Multithreading
6 83 (34.58%) SQL
7 79 (32.92%) Banking
8 78 (32.50%) Computer Science
9 76 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (30.83%) .NET
11 69 (28.75%) Fixed Income
12 63 (26.25%) Python
13 53 (22.08%) Oracle
14 52 (21.67%) C++
14 52 (21.67%) AngularJS
15 50 (20.83%) Algorithmic Trading
16 47 (19.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 46 (19.17%) Derivative
18 45 (18.75%) Investment Banking
19 44 (18.33%) Electronic Trading
20 41 (17.08%) SQL Server
21 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
22 39 (16.25%) OO
22 39 (16.25%) E-Commerce
23 38 (15.83%) WPF
23 38 (15.83%) Low Latency
24 32 (13.33%) TDD
25 29 (12.08%) Linux
25 29 (12.08%) Greenfield Project

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.42%) Confluence
2 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
2 1 (0.42%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) KDB
2 6 (2.50%) Redis
3 5 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.83%) Tick Data
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.92%) Maven
3 5 (2.08%) Subversion
3 5 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.42%) GitLab
4 1 (0.42%) Gradle
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 240 (100.00%) Front Office
2 107 (44.58%) Finance
3 79 (32.92%) Banking
4 45 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 15 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.83%) .NET
2 52 (21.67%) AngularJS
3 38 (15.83%) WPF
4 23 (9.58%) WCF
5 17 (7.08%) React
6 14 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (5.83%) Middleware
6 14 (5.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (4.58%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (4.17%) XSLT
9 9 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.75%) HTML
10 8 (3.33%) ReactiveX
10 8 (3.33%) REST
11 7 (2.92%) Scala.js
11 7 (2.92%) SOAP
12 6 (2.50%) jQuery
12 6 (2.50%) NHibernate
12 6 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (28.75%) Fixed Income
2 47 (19.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (19.17%) Derivative
4 29 (12.08%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (10.83%) Equities
7 22 (9.17%) User Experience
8 21 (8.75%) Hedge funds
9 18 (7.50%) Grid Computing
10 13 (5.42%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (5.42%) Market Risk
11 10 (4.17%) Exotic Derivative
12 9 (3.75%) Algorithms
12 9 (3.75%) Fintech
13 8 (3.33%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.83%) Spread Betting
15 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
15 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
15 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.42%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.08%) Linux
2 25 (10.42%) Unix
3 24 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Fedora
4 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Solaris
4 1 (0.42%) SUSE
4 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (37.92%) Mathematics
1 91 (37.92%) Multithreading
2 78 (32.50%) Computer Science
3 76 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (20.83%) Algorithmic Trading
5 44 (18.33%) Electronic Trading
6 39 (16.25%) E-Commerce
6 39 (16.25%) OO
7 38 (15.83%) Low Latency
8 32 (13.33%) TDD
9 25 (10.42%) Risk Management
10 22 (9.17%) Proprietary Trading
11 20 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (7.08%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.83%) Analytics
13 14 (5.83%) Asset Management
13 14 (5.83%) Multithreaded Programming
13 14 (5.83%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.42%) Web Development
15 10 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 113 (47.08%) C#
2 109 (45.42%) Java
3 83 (34.58%) SQL
4 63 (26.25%) Python
5 52 (21.67%) C++
6 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.83%) Scala
8 10 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.33%) Perl
9 8 (3.33%) Ruby
10 7 (2.92%) F#
11 6 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.08%) VBA
13 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.25%) R
13 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.83%) Haskell
14 2 (0.83%) Java 8
15 1 (0.42%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (7.08%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.42%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Docker
Vendors
1 53 (22.08%) Oracle
2 15 (6.25%) Sybase
2 15 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 6 (2.50%) Charles River
4 5 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.25%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.42%) eSpeed
6 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) Reuters
6 1 (0.42%) Tradeweb